Fenugreek belongs to the family Fabaceae (Leguminosae), subfamily Papilionaceae, and genus. Trigonella. Different species of the genus have different. Fenugreek presents an in-depth review on the Genus Trigonella and particularly the species T. foenum-graecum L. (fenugreek). It is written by. Fenugreek, the genus Trigonella. the 11th volume in the series Industrial Profiles of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, is authored by seven Greeks, with one of the.

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The sprinkle, where the seeds are sprinkled with a small amount of water and the dry inoculant powder is mixed trigonel,a with the moistened seed.

Several investigators have attempted to employ the taxonomy of the genus Trigonella. Tissue cultures Fenugreek tissue and cell cultures have been used for either plant regeneration or for the production of secondary products of economic interest. Dea and Morrison, ; Reid, ; Scherbukhin and Anulov, The stigma is completely receptive.

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Recently Edison reported that in India there are problems in improving the productivity of spices, one of which is fenugreek, due to: It is characterized by the absence of hard seeds. Close Find out more. Harem women were said to consume roasted fenugreek seeds to attain buxomness Duke,while William and Thomson report that the seeds cause an alluring enhancement and roundness of the breast.

This tissue is surrounded by a one cell layer of living tissue: Spyropoulos References Bewley, J.

Fenugreek: The Genus Trigonella

Fenugreek presents an in-depth review on the Genus Trigonella and particularly the species T. Harvesting in a manner to save the most leaves with fsnugreek stems is a primary goal.

The main use of the imported quantities of fenugreek seeds from countries of Europe and America is the extraction of a flavour liquid Smith, Please select author name in each record!


It is well known that the fenugreek flavour extract for animal feed, for both ruminants and pigs, is the main reason for fenugreek seed exports in the United Kingdom and other European countries Smith, The mucilaginous seeds are reputed to have many medicinal virtues, as a tonic, trigonekla, carmi- native, demulcent, diuretic, astringent emmenagogue, expectorant, restorative, aphrodisiac and vermifugal properties and were used to cure mouth ulcers, chapped lips and stomach irritation Duke, Also, for diosgenin production hair root cultures Merkli et al.

In choosing a rotation for any given farm or field its relative fertility, the erosion dangers, the diseases, insects or weeds control, the use of equipment, the distribution of labour, the require- ments of foods for humans and livestock and finally the achievement of the greatest profit from the farm as a whole over a period of years, must fenugrreek taken into consideration.

Row planting of fenugreek has fsnugreek advantages than the solid one, such as more erect plants, lighter seed rates, better penetration of chemicals, lower humidity on the plant canopy etc. Quality of irrigation water Although fenugreek is tolerant to salt Duke, recently Yadar et al. From the world production of fenugreek it can be estimated that more than half is produced in India.

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The opening of the standard and wings for some hours daily is also noticed. Natural Processes see fenugree detailsseed germination seed germination Subject Category: Petropoulos its premature harvesting are the lower yields of food constituents and dry matter and the greater difficulty in curing. Institute Anonymous, reports 10—14 days, although this also depends mainly on the soil conditions temperature, available moisture etc.


Galactomannan hydrolysis was fol- lowed by the deposition of starch in the embryo.

It must be emphasised that the position of growth of these twin pods should be near the top of the stem, as on the base of the stem almost all the nodes of most varieties of the fenugreek plant possess double pods. Plant growth After the seed geenus and the first growth of the seedling, follows the main plant growth, which includes the development of stems, flowers, pods and seeds. Duration of this stage is from 15 to 20 days.

It has been speculated that the metabolic energy needed for their uptake is used for the phosphorylation of these sugars, thus ensuring their transformation in cotyledons and consequently the generation of a concentration gradient between the trigonellw and cotyledons.

Under these wet conditions, in order to help the full maturation of the seed and to triginella the above losses the following actions may be necessary before threshing: The flowers of fenugreek are seated in the leaf axils mostly paired twinmore rarely solitary.

Galactomannan mobilisation started upon radicle protrusion, after about 25 h from seed imbibition. In India it is grown as a traditional winter crop Pareek and Gupta, similarly in Egypt Rizk, We would like to contact you via email from time to time to seek feedback about ways in genux we can improve My CABI such as adding or changing its functionality, new features and content.

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